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Photos courtesy of toptenrealestatedeals.com Off the southern coast of Venice is a seventeen-acre island that holds a history straight out of a horror movie. The island, recently purchased by Italian businessman Luigi Brugnaro, has been labeled by locals and paranormal experts alike as the “most haunted place on earth” (though, don't they say that about every...

Understatement of the century: Lady Gaga has made it. She has sold a bajillion albums, toured the world, conquered the music industry, and recorded a duet album with Tony Bennett. She’s even the godmother to one of Elton John’s kids! She has accomplished more than most of us put together, tripled, and then squared. Her fanciest feat of all? Just dancing her way...

With unparalleled 360 degree views of Manhattan, three stories of living space, and 16 rooms totaling an impressive 10,100 square feet, this one-of-a-kind “townhouse in the sky” made for one memorable finale to RISMedia’s 2014 Real Estate CEO Exchange. Perched atop one of the most prime Lincoln Center condominium buildings, the stunning penthouse offers a glimpse...


This listing for the village of Johnsonville in East Haddam, Conn. gives a whole new meaning to the 1981 song “Ghost Town” by The Specials. Skipping right over the track’s metaphors for urban decay and inner city violence, Johnsonville isn’t becoming a ghost town – it is a ghost town. A ghost town that you can now own! The entire village will be auctioned...

With the market rebounding, many new buyers are entering the fold. For some, the appeal of a massive home with all of the latest bells and whistles has lost its luster, and they are looking for something smaller. They are going micro. In the 2011 comedy “Wanderlust,” a New York City couple played by Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston purchase a pint-sized studio apartment...

Recently, the stunning Renaissance-style Castle Ramholz, located in the Garman state of Hesse in Germany, was purchased by an affluent overseas investor. Sold by Engel & Völkers and snapped up for an undisclosed amount, this castle is straight out of a fairy tale, with a total of 115 regal rooms (yep, you read that right). Built between 1893 and 1895, Castle...

Now isn't that a mouthful? As if living in Sicily wasn't cool enough, you can now bop your way into the former living quarters of the lead singer of the 80’s English soul/pop band, Simply Red. And what's better than the home of a former rock star? The home of a former rock star that comes with its very own vineyard. Simply Red's frontman Mick Hucknall originally...

Apparently, famous peeps like to sell their homes to other famous peeps—who'da thunk it? Why do celebrities like to keep their homes in the celebrity circuit? Well, celebs often have star-sized needs like 14-car garages and closets the size of a private jet launch pad (which they also probably have). Celebs also often share swanky agents, who find it easier to keep...

If you've been looking for a high-end real estate deal, you're in luck…sort of. Jon Bon Jovi's Soho penthouse was recently reduced from $42 million to $37.5 million. The 7,452-square-foot spot has been a long-time residence of Bon Jovi and his wife and high school sweetheart, Dorothea Bon Jovi. Awww. Located in the New Museum Building, one of the tallest structures...

Perched in the Transylvanian mountains like a harbinger of death or a vulture or something equally as creepy, the castle that inspired Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” tale is now for sale. Although only allegedly believed to be the inspiration for the Irish author’s description of Dracula’s castle in the book, tourists still habitually flock to the castle year...